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Spaces in Spaces: A spellbinding photography exhibition by Kathago at JKK

SPACES IN SPACES

A walk through the Surekh and Sukriti Art Galleries of Jawahar Kala Kendra (JKK) is sure to leave visitors in sheer awe this week. An ongoing photography exhibition ‘Spaces in Spaces’, through a myriad display of unique perspectives, shows how one architectural space holds countless spaces within itself.

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Take a culinary excursion through Shekhawati at this food fest in Jaipur

Hailing from Mumbai, Chef Akshay Pandit was always inquisitive about the local food and culture of Rajasthan. Ever since he took the role of the Executive Chef at Crowne Plaza in 2019, along with his team of culinary experts, he has been exploring the lesser-known pockets of the state to move beyond the usual dal, bati and choorma that one often associates with Rajasthani food. In their quest to find out about the popular local delicacies of the region, the team has been on many a culinary excursion throughout Rajasthan. After a long hiatus owing to the pandemic, they have curated a 10-day food festival ‘Excursion Through Royal Shekhawat’at their Global Cuisine Restaurant, Socorro.

Photo walk at JKK

Capturing unique perspectives at a photo walk at Jawahar Kala Kendra

As many as 35 shutterbugs from Jaipur relished a one-of-its-kind enriching photography experience on Saturday morning as they gathered together to capture the diverse natural, architectural and geometric perspectives of Jawahar Kala Kendra (JKK). The occasion was a Photo Walk organized by JKK with five photography experts from the city — Dr Tabeenah Anjum, Arvind Jodha, Indrajit Bose, Rajesh Kumar and Suman Sarkar.
The participants were divided into five groups and each one of them covered various locations of JKK like the Open Air Theatre, Front Lawn, Dome Area, Terrace and Shilpgram. From lines and geometrical shots to flowers, birds and the picturesque interiors of Jawahar Kala Kendra, the participants captured various compositions during the walk. The walk gave the attendees not only an opportunity to hone their skills as a photographer, learn new ideas, and explore different compositions but also provided them with a chance to meet other camera enthusiasts and share their ideas with one another.

Tired of Working from Home? Check out these Co-working Spaces in Jaipur

With work-from-home persisting as the norm for over a year now, the most common problem being faced by people is the blurring of lines between work and leisure. Working from the bed and no commute initially seemed like a boon but over the months factors like unstable internet, lack of a dedicated work space or desk, everyday distractions like incessant doorbells and online classes of kids have disrupted the work schedule of most professionals. In such a scenario, co-working spaces are becoming a popular option to work from especially for entrepreneurs, start ups, remote workers, independent professionals, freelancers and generally those who are looking for budget-friendly work spaces considering financial constraints after the pandemic.

Fermented food in Jaipur

Fermented foods have witnessed a huge surge globally and Jaipur is following suit

Even though fermentation has been around for centuries as a way to preserve food, in recent years fermented foods and beverages have witnessed a huge surge in their popularity owing to the various health benefits they offer.  Fermented foods are essentially foods or beverages produced through controlled microbial growth and the conversion of food components through enzymatic action. In our everyday lives, we have been consuming a host of fermented foods including curd, pickle, dosa, idli and kanji, among others. However, of late there are a host of other products that are gaining immense popularity like kombucha, kefir, sauerkraut, sourdough, and kvass. Let’s take a look at some of them and know from the food industry stalwarts what makes these foods much-sought-after.

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The Art Ghar: A serene space to unwind with art in Jaipur

In the bustling area of Jaipur’s Shyam Nagar is a 40-year-old house that has been refurbished as a quaint space for people to just walk in, unleash their creativity and heal their souls with art. Bathed in bright sunlight, minimalistic interiors, subtle hues and natural accents – The Art Ghar is not the quintessential art studio,

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Photo Exhibition JKK

Spaces in Spaces: A spellbinding photography exhibition by Kathago at JKK

SPACES IN SPACES

A walk through the Surekh and Sukriti Art Galleries of Jawahar Kala Kendra (JKK) is sure to leave visitors in sheer awe this week. An ongoing photography exhibition ‘Spaces in Spaces’, through a myriad display of unique perspectives, shows how one architectural space holds countless spaces within itself.

Food festival in Jaipur

Take a culinary excursion through Shekhawati at this food fest in Jaipur

Hailing from Mumbai, Chef Akshay Pandit was always inquisitive about the local food and culture of Rajasthan. Ever since he took the role of the Executive Chef at Crowne Plaza in 2019, along with his team of culinary experts, he has been exploring the lesser-known pockets of the state to move beyond the usual dal, bati and choorma that one often associates with Rajasthani food. In their quest to find out about the popular local delicacies of the region, the team has been on many a culinary excursion throughout Rajasthan. After a long hiatus owing to the pandemic, they have curated a 10-day food festival ‘Excursion Through Royal Shekhawat’at their Global Cuisine Restaurant, Socorro.